Rose Apple

Rose Apple

So the other day I’m at the new San Diego Public Market and I see a few fruits I’ve never even heard of before with clearly marked signs: “Jelly Date” and “Rose Apple”. Cool! So the farmer offers me a taste of a jelly date and it...
Medjool Date with Pistachios & Coconut

Medjool Date with Pistachios & Coconut

This weekend I went to a Golden Globes viewing party, with a potluck theme of “healthy but tasty”. I can only presume this theme was so that we could feel good about ourselves as we indulged in watching (and judging) some of the most beautiful human beings...
Opal Apple

Opal Apple

What a surprise! This apple seems pretty late in the season to show up at my grocery store so I was delighted to see it just sitting there near the end cap. I know of course, that ALL apples just sit there. But for whatever reason when it is a fruit I’ve never...
Aurora Apple

Aurora Apple

Despite having tasted over 45 different varieties of apples, I still find new ones just sitting there at the grocery store tucked between the Granny Smiths and Galas. I have to say that I am insanely lucky to live in Southern California. We just have so much access to...
Warren Pear

Warren Pear

I keep hearing about the Warren Pear! The WARREN PEAR! Oprah likes it. Martha likes it. The LA Times likes it. It was starting to feel ridiculous how much I was seeing this new-to-me variety pop up everywhere, which of course made my cynical side come out in full...